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Castel Sant'Elmo

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Address: Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081 22 94 401
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If this is your first visit to Naples, this is an absolute priority to appreciate and absorb the breathtaking views of the city, the beauty of the coastline and the islands... read more

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If this is your first visit to Naples, this is an absolute priority to appreciate and absorb the breathtaking views of the city, the beauty of the coastline and the islands nestled off of the bay...... and that's all without taking in the majestic historical structure as you climb up the cobbled walkway to reach the top. There is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up to the Castle, after what should have been a 20 min walk turned 45 (SO MANY STAIRS UP), we where met with an amazing view of the city of Naples and Mt Vesuvius - there are other ways up, this was supposedly the quickest! The castle itself is very pretty, and the entry is fairly cheap. There's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth to go and see whole Naples and Vesuvius from the top of the castle. It is not so hard to climb up there, you can take a tram from the city and the short walk. The price was only 5 eur

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes a bit of effort to get here but the view on a fine day is worthwhile. Do yourself a favour and catch the funicular down.

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Thank sorbomanabroad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mint vews ov Napoli, da castle is shaped like a star wich is cool. We did on our first day and got to see a good lay of the land and pick what other sites we wanted to see. Can see all the way to Capri and the ischia islands. It's a must see

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Thank ian W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only recommend to go up the hill with funicular and enjoy the astonishing view over Napoli, the Vesuvio and the port of Napoli. The trip can be done within 1 and a half hour.

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Thank Bodai D
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views over the city from the terraces. Interesting site to visit. A breath of fresh air on a hot day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can reach the castle by funicolar and then 1500 meter walk. Entrance fee 5 euro, you cannot visit the castle inside but you can climb up and have a great view over Napels. On the rooftop art exhibitions.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They charge 5 euro per person to climb around the castle for basically the views.Since we opted out I can't say that it would be worth the money, but we ended up going to Castle Nuevo instead to see gallery and also for the views,and lastly to Ovo castle where the views were perfect.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided at the times while visiting the Piazza del Plebiscito to go uphill, to see this famous Castelo Sant'Elmo. There were two ways to do this. Walking from the old city and climbing by stairs or taking one part of the route by the funicular. We chose the second option. Before we got to the top or castel itself,... More 

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